Software Data Engineer, Python

Company: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.AUG.2021

Summary

Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? I...

Description

Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? Is helping people part of who you are? At MassMutual, we help millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection and plan for the future. We do this by building trust with our customers by being knowledgeable problem solvers and prioritize their needs above all else. We Live Mutual.DescriptionSince 1851, MassMutual's commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We are people helping people.A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.Together, we are strongerWhat great looks like in this roleOur ideal candidate is someone who enjoys designing, building and delivering complex systems. You love coding and revel in finding elegant solutions to difficult problems. You understand the challenges of handling data at scale and are always looking for opportunities to leverage open-source tools to accelerate development. You are passionate about learning new technologies, are team orientated and a strong communicator.Objectives of the roleDesign, develop and deliver scalable, robust and highly re-usable components in the cloudParticipate in all aspects of development from design to delivery, acting as both developer and component leadInteract closely with data users, including data engineers and data scientists to understand & refine requirementsDevelop code, write unit tests and conduct code reviewsDebug and troubleshoot problems in code and data pipelinesEvaluate and recommend tools, technologies, processes and reference architectures Identify areas for process improvement and automationCollaborate closely with developers and provide mentorship as appropriateWork in Agile development environment, attending daily stand-up meetings and delivering incremental improvements.Basic QualificationsPython: 5+ years of experience as a Python developerCode: Strong foundation in algorithms, design patterns and writing efficient codeData: Good understanding of data and experience with database technologies (e.g. SQL, Vertica, Redshift, Snowflake)CI/CD: Experience with source control and CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins)Testing: Proficient in writing unit, integration and load testsCommunication: Excellent communication, problem solving, organizational and analytical skillsAble to work independently and to provide leadership to small teams of developersPreferred QualificationsCloud: 2+ years building and deploying to AWS cloud environmentsBig Data: 2+ years using Apache Spark or similar big data technologiesStreaming: Experience using streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache Spark Streaming or Apache FlinkWhy Join Us.We've been around since 1851. During our history, we've learned a few things about making sure our customers are our top priority. In order to meet and exceed their expectations, we must have the best people providing the best thinking, products and services. To accomplish this, we celebrate an inclusive, vibrant and diverse culture that encourages growth, openness and opportunities for everyone. A career with MassMutual means you will be part of a strong, stable and ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits. And your voice will always be heard.Recognized as a 2020 World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It's more than our company structure - it's our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

 
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